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Sale particulars for Pontynys Cottage were issued by the agent, Bidmead Cook & Co.


3 bedroom detached house for sale


Bidmead Cook & Co

Pontynys Cottage, Longtown, Hereford HR2

Property description

Three bedroom detached cottage with spectacular views. Benefits include double glazing, detached garage and gardens.

Longtown is an historic village community situated almost astride the Herefordshire/Monmouthshire border. The village boasts a shop and Post office as well as a highly regarded primary school. The castle enriches the historical interest within the local area with Offa's Dyke being part of the Black Mountains range and with the long distance foot path running along the ridge line. The larger village of Ewyas Harold with further facilities is approximately four miles away whilst the ancient market town of Abergavenny is eleven miles distance  with the Cathedral city of Hereford being approximately twenty miles distance.

Pontynys Cottage itself is a particularly attractive detached property occupying a picturesque location enjoying spectacular views towards The Black Mountains themselves, Skirrid Fawr and of course The Cats Back.   A typical Herefordshire cottage built in local stone under a slate roof and probably dates back to the early 19th century but over the years it has been altered and improved whilst still retaining much of its original charm and character.   It enjoys both double glazing and an oil fired central heating system whilst in the living room this is augmented by a wood burning stove.   The decorative order is considered to be of a particularly high standard and mention should also be made of the bathroom which is particularly attractive.

As well as its many internal features and spectacular views the garden itself is also particularly attractive containing a wealth of mature shrubs and trees.  

This is a truly delightful property both inside and out and potential purchasers should ensure that they carry out a personal inspection in order to appreciate its many attributes.

Ground floor

entrance hall
Part glazed entrance door, fitted carpet to stairs.

12' x 11'8" (3.66m x 3.56m)
Feature stone fireplace and chimney breast, flagstone hearth, woodburning stove, two double glazed aspects, exposed beams, fitted carpet and radiator.

Dining room
11'11" x 10'6" (3.63m x 3.2m) minimum measurements
Two double glazed aspects, feature cast iron range with decorative tiles, radiator, understairs cupboard, fitted carpet, exposed beams.

14'9" x 8'2" (4.5m x 2.49m)
Porcelain sink with mixer tap inset in worktop surface with cupboards and drawers below, plumbing for automatic dishwasher, range of wall cupboards, lpg fired cooker with hood over, herringbone effect quarry tiled floor, two double glazed aspects, tiled walls, feature stone wall, radiator,
painted panelled ceiling, range of display shelves.

Boiler room
8' x 3'11" (2.44m x 1.19m)
Grant oil fired central heating boiler, herringbone effect quarry tiled floor, tiled walls, worktop surface with cupboards below, range of wall cupboards over, double glazed window.

Shower room/cloakroom
6'8" x 6'5" (2.03m x 1.96m)
Electric shower in tiled enclosure with glazed door, pedestal hand basin, close couple W.C., part tiled walls, herringbone effect quarry tiled floor, plumbing for automatic washing machine, double glazed window, radiator.

First floor landing
Painted panelled walls, arch to inner landing.

Bedroom one
11'11" x 11'9" (3.63m x 3.58m)
Double glazed, fitted carpet, radiator, exposed roof truss, painted panelled ceiling.

Bedroom two
11'11" x 11'9" (3.63m x 3.58m)
Double glazed, radiator, fitted carpet, overstairs cupboard, exposed roof truss, painted panelled ceiling.

Inner landing/study
10' x 8'8" (3.05m x 2.64m)
Three Velux double glazed roof windows, fitted carpet, radiator.

Bedroom three
9'8" x 8'9" (2.95m x 2.67m)
Velux double glazed roof window, second double glazed aspect, fitted carpet, radiator.

7' x 7' (2.13m x 2.13m)
Slipper bath with ball and claw feet and shower/mixer tap, close couple W.C., pedestal hand basin, pine floor, Velux double glazed roof window, double glazed window, tiled and painted panelled walls, radiator, wall mirror.

At the rear of the property there is an aggregate drive/parking area which leads to the detached garage.   Also to the rear of the house there is a small enclosed store with space for the calor gas cylinder.   The rear garden, which is retained by a mature hedge and Herefordshire style white metal railings, has been laid to lawn and includes a small orchard with mature apple trees, wild flowers and also a raised timber framed play house/garden shed.

Within the front garden there is a paved patio adjoining the cottage itself, again with a useful store shed and the garden itself which  has been laid to lawn and includes a profusion of mature shrubs and trees, raised beds, all contained within a mature hedge with a path leading down to the lower garden which includes a vegetable plot and useful galvanised garden store. 

detached garage
19'4" x 8'11" (5.89m x 2.72m)
Block construction under a pitch slate roof with undereaves storage space, up and over door, side personal door, electricity supply.   Lean to wood store adjoining.

Galvanised garden store
9' x 8'4" (2.74m x 2.54m)
Including a lean to potting shed.

We are advised freehold to be verified through your solicitor.

From Abergavenny follow the A465 towards Hereford and after approximately five miles turn left at The Pandy Inn signposted Longtown and follow this lane for approximately four miles and upon reaching Longtown village bear right at the fork signposted Michaelchurch and having passed the local shop Hopes, passing over the hump back bridge, turn right signposted Ewyas Harold and continue up the hill and Pontynys Cottage will be found on the left hand side.
























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